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This is the official blog of the Met Office news team, intended to provide journalists and bloggers with the latest weather, climate science and business news and information from the Met Office.
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Monthly Archives: October 2017
The Met Office launches over 4300 balloons every year from 6 locations across the UK and is involved in launching thousands more around the globe. These are not party balloons; they are weather balloons that take a small weather observation … Continue reading
The idea behind UNISDR International Day for Disaster Reduction 2017 (IDDR 2017) (13 Oct 2017) is to raise global awareness of the work that goes on worldwide to reduce the risk of disaster faced by millions, highlighting the effective actions, … Continue reading
Recent crises and disasters across the globe, including Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, floods and landslides in Sierra Leone, severe flooding in the United States and earthquakes in Mexico serve to highlight the very real and immediate need for disaster … Continue reading
Mark Gibbs – Head of space weather It was nearly seven years ago, when my boss said “Mark we’ve got a little project for you called space weather “. Little did I know at that time what an adventure it … Continue reading